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Clear Communication with Safety Professionals During Contract Stage Can Reduce Safety Concerns on Construction Sites

September ASSE Professional Safety journal article highlights the need to include safety management in the earliest phases of construction contracts Studies have shown that the inclusion of various safety requirements in construction contract documents have a positive impact on worker safety.
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ASSE Responds to OSHA’s Proposed Rule to Protect Workers Exposed to Crystalline Silica

This Statement is attributable to: Kathy A.
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U.S., Russia Workplace Safety Organizations Join Efforts to Advance Global Occupational Health and Safety

One month after signing an agreement to work with Chinese workplace safety professionals, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) today announced it will work with Russia’s National Association of Centers for Occupational Safety and Health (NACOT) to, among other initiatives, improve “vocational training and professional develop

STATEMENT: ASSE Applauds President Obama’s Executive Order to Strengthen Federal Agency Coordination of Chemical Facility Safety and Security Oversight

This statement is attributable, to:   Kathy A. Seabrook CSP, CMIOSH, EurOSHM, President, American Society of Safety Engineers The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) applauds and supports President Obama’s Executive Order to improve federal agency coordination of this nation’s chemical facility safety and security oversight.
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Industrial Therapists Called Upon to Determine the True Medical Causation of Many Claimed Workplace Injuries

Article in August issue of ASSE’s Professional Safety journal article examines fundamentals of ergonomic analysis, and role of healthcare professionals in determining prevailing factors for injuries
In many work-related injury claims, the prevailing cause of the injury is called into question by healthcare professionals who commonly help determin

ISO to Develop New Global Occupational Health and Safety Standard

ANSI and ASSE seeking U.S.
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Statement by ASSE President Kathy Seabrook, CSP, CMIOSH, EurOSHM on confirmation of Thomas Perez as Secretary of Labor

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) congratulates Thomas Perez on the confirmation of his appointment as the next Secretary of the Department of Labor.  ASSE fully expects Mr.
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Residential Fall Protection Study Shows a Variety of Solutions to Protect Workers from Injury

July ASSE Professional Safety journal article various fall protection methods available for residential construction, examining why contractors are slow in implementation
With falls from height remaining the most common cause of workplace fatalities among residential construction workers, the industry is looking for solutions to protect workers who

Scholarship for Families of Workplace Fatality Victims Unveiled at Safety 2013

LAS VEGAS – Former Secretary of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), John Henshaw and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Foundation today announced the formation of the Family Scholarship Fund that will offer college tuition for students impacted by a workplace fatality.
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U.S., China Leading Workplace Safety Organizations Join Efforts to Advance Global Occupational Health and Safety

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and the China Occupational Safety and Health Association (COSHA) collaborate to improve workplace safety

CHICAGO, IL – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) today announced it will work with the China Occupational Safety and Health Association (COSHA) to advance professional occupation